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About The Romano Law Firm

Serving the People of Cleveland

The Romano Law Firm was founded in 2003 with the goal of helping local individuals, families, and small business owners through financial troubles. Our founding attorney, Joe Romano, is a dedicated advocate for the people, having focused his practice on those that need it most over large corporate entities. As a veteran and a candidate who has run for office, he understands the value of trust and hard work, qualities he provides to every client of our firm.


Learn how our skilled Cleveland bankruptcy attorney can help you. Call (216) 238-0880 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.


“Joseph was expedient with communications, thorough with paperwork and the process, treated me with respect, and fought diligently to help me to overcome all of the obstacles and get the results that I strived for.”

- Esther S.
  • NACBA
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Dedicated to Putting Clients First

Meet Your Attorney
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    Joe Romano

    Founding Attorney

    I have always wanted to help people. I grew up pretty middle-class in Brooklyn, Ohio, a child of two immigrant parents, who came to the United States from Italy for the same opportunities afforded to everyone who comes to the U.S. My parents, who were not very educated, worked hard to make a path for themselves and give us everything we needed to make the best of our lives. Growing up, I realized that a lot of kids did not have the same opportunities. I have been practicing law since 2002 and ...
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  • Thomas v. Kuhn Successful Defense

    Successful defense of a title company in a trustee's efforts to invalidate a mortgage and take property of debtor for benefit of creditors of the debtor.

  • Rhiel v. Seye (In re Kebe) Successful Defense

    Represented the 3rd party co-owner of property, showing that value of property to Seye outweighed the value of the property to the creditors of the debtor's bankruptcy estate.

  • Dawson v. J&B Detail Successful Judgment

    Court determination that "On-Time Pay System" (kill-switch) is an attempt to collect a debt and must be removed from a vehicle upon the filing of a Ch. 13 bankruptcy)

  • In re DeVito Successful Appeal

    When a Ch. 13 plan is filed it becomes the plan, superseding all previously filed plans. Court was wrong to dismiss case based on the non-confirmability of a chapter 13 plan that had been amended

  • Jennings v. Bodrick Successful Defense

    Creditor argued that debtor was in on a Nigerian scam to invest in the international sale of auto parts.

  • In re Davis First Circuit Court Level Decision

    Sixth Circuit found that debtor's filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy are permitted to continue deductions made from payroll into retirement in the Means Test and can continue to fund the retirement plan throughout the life of the chapter 13 plan provided the debtor was doing so prior to the filing of the Chapter 13.

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Our Promise to You

The Romano Law Firm promises to treat every client with respect and courtesy. We will always prioritize your bankruptcy matter accordingly, because we know how important it is to you, your family, and your business. Our legal fees will always be competitive and reasonable.

If, after your free initial consultation, you choose to retain our services, you will benefit from Attorney Joe Romano’s years of experience, high standing reputation, and in-depth knowledge of the law. You will have direct access to our attorney to answer your questions and concerns throughout the process. We are committed to helping you get a fresh start free of debt.

Areas of Practice

People from all walks of life can find themselves in debt. This does not make you a bad person, a bad business owner, or a bad provider. There are many factors that can lead to the need for a fresh financial start through bankruptcy and we can guide you through the process, finding a legal solution that fits your unique circumstances.

The Romano Law Firm offers empathetic counsel and experienced reputation through the following case types:

During any proceeding, we will stand by your side to answer your questions and dispel any myths. We are your trusted partner throughout your legal matter.


If you think bankruptcy might be right for you, call us at (216) 238-0880 to discuss your needs.


A Promise to Our Clients

What You Can Expect
  • Free Consultations

    Whether it's in person or through phone or video, your first initial consultation with us is free!

  • Results-Driven Legal Strategies

    With a strategy put in place after evaluating your case, Attorney Joe Romano can get you the results you need.

  • Direct Access

    When you call our office, don't expect to be passed around. You will get direct access to our attorney to speak about your case.

  • Knowledge & Experience

    With nearly two decades of experience, Attorney Joe Romano is equipped with the knowledge to handle the toughest of bankruptcy cases.

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